Anthropologist • USA
“To solve the problem of global warming, Yupik Eskimos maintain that we need to change our fellow humans”
Ann Fienup-Riordan is a cultural anthropologist known for her work with the Yupik Eskimo of southwestern Alaska. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska and was named “Historian of the Year” by the Alaskan Historical Society in 1991 and 2001 for her writings on hunting traditions on Nelson Island located in southwestern Alaska. The Alaska Federation of Natives awarded her the Denali Prize for her contribution as a non-native in 2000.